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animal production

the technology applied to the keeping of animals for profit. Includes feeding, breeding, housing and marketing. Of great importance is the making of the financial arrangements necessary to the successful carrying out of each enterprise in the light of the market conditions for the sale of the end products.

animal production data
include milk production, race times for distances, annual egg production weighted for age, clean wool yield, pig litter size, annual pigs weaned per sow. Includes raw data and analyses of indexes used as measures of performance and as targets in production systems.
animal production systems
include the categories of extensive, ranch, irrigation, dryfarming, intensive, factory farming, pastoral, feedlot, permanent housing, breeding establishments, fattening farms, flying herds.
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It aims at more efficient management of animal production farms, thereby achieving the principal objectives of the agricultural policy of the emirate.
The show includes animals, birds and fish displays, animal production forum and trade exhibition sessions to exchange expertise and facilitate investment opportunities.
Presentations will explore the solutions to feed the growing population, define the basics of sustainability using the NutriEconomics[R] program and look into the implications of commodity trade on animal production.
BAPS, or Mara'ee as it is known in Arabic, will introduce visitors to the science and hi-tech aspects of animal production offering a range of activities from education to entertainment, live shows to live stock and food processing to poultry and fish farming.
Saleh stressed the importance of exchanging information and expertise in a way that could help benefit from the latest technologies to increase the agricultural and animal production.
Recognition of the role of industrial food animal production in driving vancomycin resistance in enterococci prompted restrictions on agricultural antimicrobial drug use in the European Union; unfortunately, few measures have been implemented in the rest of the world (including the United States) (4).
On the livestock and poultry side, ARS is leading a major effort to use genomics to improve the efficiency of animal production, especially in the area of feed utilization, to help reduce costs for producers and consumers, and to reduce the environmental impact of agriculture.
Aspects have to be considered such as i) growing demand for food of animal origin, ii) significance of animal production, iii) socio-economic aspects of animal breeding, and iv) organization of animal breeding.
lt;p>AaAaAa The program aims to enhance bilateral partnership in crop and animal production, animal health and agronomic research.
The bank said US$247 million was spent on food research and development, US$94 million on agro-industry, US$95 million on boosting food markets and trade, and US$32 million on animal production.
According to The Associated Press, Samuel Jutzi, director of the animal production and health division at the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, stated that European countries should ask passengers to complete forms declaring all agricultural or food products they are carrying.
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